Most RequestedPrograms

The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News


New Mexico Department of Health Warns about Vaping-Associated Lung Disease
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating possible cases of lung disease that are associated with vaping. A 29-year old male from Bernalillo County was determined to have vaping- associated lung disease and three additional cases are under investigation. All have reported use of vape cartridges, possibly containing Tetra hydro cannabinol (THC). There have been similar cases rep...


Department of Health Reports Feline Rabies Case in Roosevelt County
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) today reports an unvaccinated cat in Roosevelt County has been diagnosed with rabies and reminds owners to make sure their dogs, cats, horses and other livestock get vaccinated against rabies.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events


Certified Nurse Midwives Advisory Board
Northwest Valley Public Health Office
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This meeting will be held in the large conference room. This meeting is open to the public; closed portions of the meeting may be held at the discretion of the Board.


Licensed Midwives Advisory Board
Colgate Building
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This meeting will be held in the large conference room. This meeting is open to the public; closed portions of the meeting may be held at the discretion of the Board.

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

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ALERT: 5 Important Ways to Prevent West Nile and other mosquito born illnesses
West Nile Virus has been reported in New Mexico, and a woman in Doña Ana County was recently hospitalized for the disease. Cases of West Nile Virus in New Mexico have occurred every year since 2003....


New DDSD Director Eager to Improve Experience for Individuals with IDD
The new director of the Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD) Jason Cornwell is determined to make meaningful changes for individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD) i...